Lead players in big curling competitions do not usually get much recognition for all the hard work they do for their teams. Today the Blog presents a photo feature on the women's lead players at the Linx arena in Aberdeen at the European Curling Championships. These pics were taken during the eighth and ninth rounds of play. Enjoy!
That's Sweden's Anna Svard in the pic above.
Switzerland's Janine Greiner
Lorna Vevers, Scotland
Russia's Ekaterina Galkina. (We like the eyes!)
Kristin Skaslien, Norway
Italy's Elettra De Col
Giorgia De Lotto is the Italian alternate, and played lead in the ninth game.
Germany's Stella Heiss
Alternate Corinna Scholz played lead in the last round robin game for Team Germany
Elisa Alatalo, Finland
Caroline Reed, England
Camilla Jensen, Denmark
Pics by Bob